The Population Health and Practice Development Fellowship is designed to prepare the fellow to become an independent clinician, with supervisory and leadership responsibilities. Fellows commonly work with multiple preceptors to optimize the collective experience of our team. The fellow is responsible for building and expanding pharmacist-led clinical services within the community and collaborative settings. Fellows who complete this program are well-equipped to obtain clinical or operational leadership roles. This program will develop a robust entrepreneurial skill set to lead innovative models of pharmacy practice.
The fellow will serve as a clinical pharmacist in the ambulatory and community settings or managed care setting. Patient care services may include, but are not limited to annual wellness visits, chronic care management, behavioral health integration, remote physiologic monitoring, and transitional care management. The Troy fellow will primarily focus on care management and discharge follow-up for patient care services.
Management and Leadership
The fellow will gain essential skills related to implementation of clinical service programs, conducting workflow analysis, and strategic planning for clinic partnerships. The fellow will demonstrate effective self- and time-management skills and will oversee daily operations for other members of the clinical staff team. The fellow will apply personal leadership strengths through development of clinical staff, mentorship of student pharmacists, and collaborations with other health care providers.
Advancement of Practice Initiatives and Improving Patient Care
The fellow will actively participate in optimizing patient care and meeting quality initiatives through preventive health and disease state management services. The fellow will develop and execute a business plan targeting expansion of collaborative clinical services within their practice site.
Teaching and Education
The fellow will provide presentations and author written materials for dissemination to pharmacists and other health care professionals. The fellow will provide in-service presentations to train internal team members, external team members, and community partners. The fellow will employ effective precepting and feedback to students and other health care professionals. The fellow will disseminate results of practice-based research through presentations and publication.
Staffing and Community Pharmacy Responsibilities
The fellow will be responsible for understanding workflow within Avant Pharmacy and Wellness and may have staffing duties. The fellow will navigate how to manage patients collaboratively between the ambulatory and community settings. Other responsibilities may include but are not limited to medication therapy management and care plans.
*Please note that this may not apply to the Troy Medicare Fellow